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2 Maintenance Tips To Help Keep Your Air Conditioner Working Efficiently

During the summer's hot months, you depend on your home's air conditioner to keep your home comfortable and cool. Your air conditioner can become inefficient when you don't properly maintain it. Common causes of an inefficient air conditioner are clogged filters, dirty coils, and bent fins. Here are instructions to help you maintain your air conditioner unit in these areas to increase its efficiency. Clean or Replace Your Filter Your air conditioner cools the air in your home by pulling your home's air into the unit through its air filter. Read More 

3 Reasons To Use A Boiler To Heat Your Home

Whether you are building a brand new home and are looking for your first heating system for that home, or if you are looking to replace an existing heating system in your existing home, you might be a bit overwhelmed by your options. Some people love having an electric heating unit, while others swear by baseboard heating. Some love their traditional boiler systems, which actually use hot water to heat the home. Read More 

How To Install Handicap Toilet Accommodations For Your Tenant

As a landlord, it is your responsibility to accommodate to the needs of your disabled tenant at your own expense, as long as it is within reason. If you have a tenant that has a mobility impairment requiring them to use a wheelchair to move around the home, you may need to make adjustments, for example, to the home's doorway widths, create handicap-accessible sinks, and make appropriate adjustments to their toilet access. Read More 

In-Home Day Care Programs: Taking Care of Food Allergy & Intolerance

If you're preparing to start a child day care program in your home, you'll need to make sure that your kitchen will be fully stocked with kitchen accessories, equipment, and food. However, beyond that, it's a good idea for you to be prepared to care for a child with a life-threatening food allergy, such as a milk allergy, or a severe intolerance to a particular food, such as to wheat. Read More 

Understanding And Fixing The Cold Water Sandwich

Most sandwiches are delicious, but the "cold water sandwich" you might experience when you turn on the hot water in the morning will not leave you with the satisfaction of a nice BLT. The cold water sandwich effect occurs when you have a tankless water heater. Since water is heated "on demand", residual water pipes in the pipes can still be hot from the last person who used the hot water. Read More